ORMSBY, FRANK, 1947-
Frank Ormsby papers
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Subseries 1.1
Personal literary correspondence, 1969-1997
Box 1 - Box 2: folders 1-6

Scope and Content Note

The personal literary correspondence showcases Frank Ormsby's wide-ranging literary interests and activities. Much of this correspondence is of both a personal and a professional nature. Of special interest is correspondence with various newspaper, magazine, and journal editors about the publication of Ormsby's own poetry and prose. This subseries also contains correspondence with various colleagues and academics about poetry or history as well as Ormsby's own activities and travel plans. The final folder contains drafts of letters that Ormsby has sent to others. Personal correspondence with Seamus Heaney, which is restricted, is located at the end of this correspondence series.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronologic order, with undated correspondence is filed at the end of the subseries.

Scope and Content Note The personal literary correspondence showcases Frank Ormsby's wide-ranging literary interests and activities. Much of this correspondence is of both a personal and a professional nature. Of special interest is correspondence with various newspaper, magazine, and journal editors about the publication of Ormsby's own poetry and prose. This subseries also contains correspondence with various colleagues and academics about poetry or history as well as Ormsby's own activities and travel plans. The final folder contains drafts of letters that Ormsby has sent to others. Personal correspondence with Seamus Heaney, which is restricted, is located at the end of this correspondence series.
Box Folder Content
1 1 1969-1970
1 2 1971-1972
1 3 1973
1 4 1974
1 5 1975
1 6 1976
1 7 1977
1 8 1978
1 9 1979
1 10 1980
1 11 1981
1 12 1982
1 13 1983
1 14 1984-1985
1 15 1986-1987
1 16 1988
1 17 1989
2 1 1990
2 2 1991
2 3 1992
2 4 1993
2 5 1994
2 6 1995
2 7 1996-1997
2 8 Undated correspondence
2 9 Undated correspondence
2 10 1994-1996 correspondence from Ormsby
2a 1 Heaney, Seamus, 1971-1996 (13 items)
2a 2 Heaney, Seamus, 1975-1996, announcements and invitations
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